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Derek Peterson

Meet Software Engineer Derek Peterson, VP, Intelligent Product Solutions

Derek Peterson started his journey in tech before there was focus on diversity and inclusion. Beginning as software engineer and programmer, he is now a senior executive for one of the leading technology companies on the East Coast

Derek Peterson is the VP of software and business development at Intelligent Product Solutions (IPS)…

By Samara Lynn

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Matthew Nelson Proves It’s Never Too Late to be an Engineer

Matthew Nelson wants other people of color to know it's never to late to become an engineer.

“He is the oldest national chair in NSBE’s history.”

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Black Engineers Gather At This Major Leadership Conference Every Year

The National Society of Black Engineers will recognize strides made in the black engineering community and provide leadership training at its conference

The National Society of Black Engineers will recognize strides made in the black engineering community…

By Samara Lynn

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Professor, game developer, and artist, Lindsay Grace (Image: file)

Meet The Game Designer Creating Video Games with Social Impact

Lindsay Grace is considered one of the most influential African Americans on the gaming industry

“If you discriminate by color, you can’t win the game…”

By Samara Lynn

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Meet the Engineer with a Revolutionary Idea for ‘Smart’ Plants

Aja Atwood is co-founder of everblume, a smart solution poised to change the way we grow plants

Everblume is a futuristic way to grow plants, no matter what natural environmental conditions the…

By Samara Lynn

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Duretti Hirpa

Slack Engineer Duretti Hirpa on Why Diversity in Tech Matters

Hirpa sheds light on the business value of tech diversity

Slack engineer Duretti Hirpa talks about the value of having people of color, especially women,…

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Rob McConnell

Q&A With Rob McConnell, Designer at Toyota

Rob McConnell is on fire. The Toyota designer discusses his work, what makes Toyota stand out, and increasing diversity in the auto industry

Rob McConnell is on fire. The Toyota designer discusses his work, what makes Toyota stand…

By Samara Lynn

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Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Gives $2 Million Grant to National Society of Black Engineers

Northrop Grumman and the National Society of Black Engineers team up to create more minority engineers.

Northrop Grumman and the National Society of Black Engineers team up to create more minority…

By Samara Lynn

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Talitha Hampton

Women’s History Month: Q&A with Talitha Hampton, President of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers

Hampton is not only a chemical engineer; she is the president of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers

Talitha Hampton is the president of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black…

By Samara Lynn

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Engineers Week: ‘It Takes a Village to Raise a Generation of Black Engineers’

NSBE kicks off Engineers Week with events promoting diversity in STEM

The National Society of Black Engineers will use Engineers Week to raise awareness and increase…

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In the News: Flint, Michigan

Here are 3 major updates surrounding the water crisis

Here is an update from Black Enterprise on the most recent news about the Flint…

By Cristie Leondis

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Billionaire Robert F. Smith Gives $50 Million to Cornell Engineering School

African American billionaire, generously gifts Cornell's School of Engineering

Smith’s $50 million will further diversity efforts at Cornell.

By Samara Lynn

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Dr. Ayanna Howard

Meet Dr. Ayanna Howard: Roboticist, AI Scientist, and Old School #Blerd

She's one of the brightest minds in the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence

Dr. Ayanna Howard is an award-winning scientist who has worked for NASA, built robots for…

By Samara Lynn

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Diversifying Google: Meet Three Black Google Engineers

While the diversity and inclusion effort in tech continues, meet three black engineers in prestigious careers at Google

As tech companies continue to share diversity statistics with the public, it’s clear there is…

By Samara Lynn

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Isis Wenger

What Does an Engineer Look Like?

Social media hashtag inspires female engineers to speak up

Female engineer, Isis Anchalee, starts #ILookLikeanEngineer hashtag to highlight diversity in tech.

By Brittany Dandy

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BritneyExline

Teen Makes History as Nation’s Youngest African American Engineer

Now working in tech industry, Britney Exline seeks to give back

Britney Exline, 19, a recent graduate from the University of Pennsylvania, is the youngest engineer…

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